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Failures of the East Asian Development Model: An Overview

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

East Asian countries were showing many structural strains and rigidities prior to the crisis, partly due to cosmetic reform efforts. Four critical failures are identified: benign neglect of the ... More


Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Norman Flynn

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The crisis in Asia has caused economic hardship and brought an end to the ‘economic miracle’ of fast economic growth in the region. This book asks whether the 1997/8 crisis marks a break with the ... More


Characteristics and Accomplishments of the East Asian Development Paradigm 1

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Before the crisis, the most notable economic achievement of East Asia was rapid growth. This chapter analyzes the development experiences of East Asian economies, which share a number of structural ... More


China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Yung Chul Park, and Charles Wyplosz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rise of Asia, and China specifically, is the single most important force reshaping the world economy at the beginning of the 21st century. From a low of 20% in 1950, Asia's share of global GDP ... More


China: Energy, Environment, and Limits to Growth

Minqi Li

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China has achieved rapid economic growth over the past three decades. However, the benefits of growth have not been shared evenly and the growth has been achieved with very high environmental costs. ... More


India and the World Economy

Vijay Joshi and Devesh Kapur

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The paper aims to analyse three questions which arise naturally in examining India’s closer engagement with the world economy in the last two decades. First, how has it evolved and what is its ... More


India at the Cusp

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter argues that to achieve, within the next 25 years, a standard of living equivalent to that of the lowest quartile of high-income countries today, India’s per capita income ... More


Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378978
eISBN:
9780226379012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379012.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Extremely low inflation rates have moved to the forefront of monetary policy discussions. In Asia, a number of countries—most prominently Japan, but also Taiwan and China—have actually experienced ... More


A Rising Star

Keeley Wilson

in Ringtone: Exploring the Rise and Fall of Nokia in Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198777199
eISBN:
9780191822988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777199.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

Nokia scaled up remarkably quickly in the 1990s, faster than any producer of a complicated product ever had before. However, by 1995 Nokia had lost control of its supply chain, going through what it ... More


Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America

Robert G. Williams

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841549
eISBN:
9781469616339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469615882_Williams
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Before social unrest shook the region in the 1970s, Central America experienced more than a decade of rapid export growth by adding cotton and beef to the traditional coffee and bananas. This book ... More


Epilogue

Raúl Necochea Pearson

in History of Family Planning in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618081
eISBN:
9781469618104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618104.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the Population Policy Guideline, a document which defined the standards for national policy. The Peruvian guideline set the national qualitative goals for strengthening ... More


Flexible Planning: The Making of India’s ‘Millennium City,’ Gurgaon

Shubhra Gururani

in Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139767
eISBN:
9789888180714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the practices of mid and later twentieth century planning in Gurgaon. It argues that urban planning can be appropriately understood as “flexible,” or, in Bourdieu's terms, a ... More


Political Competition over Local Resources

Ben Hillman

in Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter Six examines the politics of spoils in the rapidly growing local economy. The chapter explains how patronage networks influence local decision-making and resource allocation, and how such ... More


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